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The Basketcase Cafe

228 South Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36301
334-671-1117
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Ranked #90 of 197 restaurants in Dothan
Price range: $4 - $13
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Café
Most recent review
- Jan 22, 2014
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English first
Dothan, Alabama
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We went back for lunch to give them another try since it is a local place owned by local people. The food was nasty, I mean nasty! The bread tasted stale, the meat on my sandwich was slimmy! The salad was brown, I could go on but I won't except to say that our server was rude and inattentive, We... More

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Dothan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

For trusted & true, you can always count on The Basketcase. My favorite dish is their Alfredo pasta with chicken, mushrooms & bacon. Served with a sourdough roll, it is always more than I can eat; but I still can't resist ordering a poppyseed muffin that I finish my meal with! AND they use crushed ice with their tea, I... More

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Dothan, Alabama
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

We had a Christmas party at the Basketcase. This may well be the worst food I have ever had in a restaurant. The steak strips were dry and rubbery. The chicken strips were mushy. The cowboy beans tasted like they were swept up off the floor. The only saving grace was that the coffee and dessert were decent. I was... More

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DOTHAN
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

I love to go to Basketcase Cafe. The food is great. Try the chicken salad and fruit with the poppy seed muffin...you cant go wrong.

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Douglasville, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We found this cafe on TripAdvisor and decided to try it and we were very pleased. It is a popular local restaurant open only for Breakfast and Lunch. I had the special which was Toasted Ravioli in homemade marinara. It was great. My husband had the BBQ sandwich which was just OK, but the potato salad was excellent he reports.... More

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Braselton, Georgia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

I have had some good pasta and other dishes here, usually the special. The dining room is a painted floor store turned restaurant. It aspires to be more, but the atmosphere doesn't match the cuisine. In a nicer place it would be a headliner, but the food is good.

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Shawnee, Kansas
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16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

You wouldn't know from the building and atmosphere but the food is excellent. I love the curried chicken salad sandwich with tomato bisque. The muffins they give with their chicken salad plate are also all fantastic. Every daily special we've ever had has been yummy. Even the pastas are good and all is very reasonably priced. Comfy place with not... More

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Dothan
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

If you ever get a chance to try the brisket burger or the brisket sandwich, please do! It's wonderful. Also, the chicken salad plate is very tasty.

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Troy, AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

I worked in Dothan for a summer for an attorney's office. We visited the Basketcase probably once or twice every week. I always got the same thing: Chicken Alfredo! It is always better than I can remember. Also, the poppyseed muffin is wonderful! I do not get to visit as much as I would like anymore, but when I do,... More

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Dothan, Alabama
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Some friends of mine raved over the chick salad and it was ok, mom makes better. All I've ordered was average not special at all.

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